Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School

14825 N. Fayette Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School serves 358 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#357 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
17%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFountain Hills Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School is Fountain Hills High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fountain Hills Charter School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fountain Hills Fountain Hills High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 391 students
    0.5 miles
    16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (480) 664-5000
    0.5 9-12 391
  • Fountain Hills Fountain.hills Online
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (480) 664-5000
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Fountain Hills Fountain Hills Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 78 students
    0.6 miles
    15055 N. Fountain Hills Boulev
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85269
    (480) 837-0046
    0.6 K-8 78
  • Fountain Hills Fountain Hills Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 552 students
    0.7 miles
    15414 N. Mcdowell Mountain Roa
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (480) 664-5000
    0.7 4-8 552
  • Fountain Hills Evit - Fountain Hills Vocational Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    14605 N Del Cambre
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (480) 461-4000
    1 9-12 n/a

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